I haven’t posted here before but I wanted to take the opportunity to reach out to those deacons, teachers, and members who think much like I do that our website should reflect our Church and its activities. Many visitors to
Seeing Church Renewal in a New Light “Money was scarce; the people discouraged; the times were awful.” So went the report of J.M. Carroll to the BGCT annual meeting in 1894. Carroll provided great leadership to Texas Baptists after
I preached concerning the state of the church on January 7, 2013, promoting the resiliency of the Agape Baptist Church, and I shared about the importance of responding to God’s grace obedient ways. Many of you have asked that I
Seeing People in a New Light: The Ethics of Being All About the Numbers I seem never to get enough of reading up on church growth strategies. Such is probably due to the fact that many of the churches I
Two years of work has come to fruition in my new book Seeing New Light: Hope for Declining and Aged Congregations. I’m so grateful for the help and professionalism of Austin Brothers Publishing in putting the book together. At its
The following article comes from my Sunday night (August 12) sermon manuscript. I’ve been encouraged to reproduce the sermon text in some form, so I use this forum because the sermon was not recorded on a video or audio device.
The following link leads to cultural commentary by Dr. James Denison concerning the shootings at the Aurora, Colorado theater. We pray that it would provide some relevant, thought-provoking ways for us to pray for the victims’ families. The link can
We’ve been thinking and talking much lately at Agape about being a missional church. In fact, we are learning about ways that relationships build and sustain healthy churches, rather than traditional programming. In other words, being missional moves us from
You heard this article mentioned in yesterday’s sermon. You will likely find the article to be interesting and thought-provoking concerning the church’s efforts at ministering to the Millennial generation. You can find the link here.
Thanks for stopping by our new website section! There are two updates today. 1. Find the latest cultural commentary from Dr. James Denison here. The title of this article is “Egypt’s Election and God’s Judgment.” Dr. Denison is the founder